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Dendropsophus studerae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Dendropsophus studerae
Species Authority: (Carvalho-e-Silva, Carvalho-e-Silva and Izecksohn, 2003)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Ana Maria Telles, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This recently described species is known from Quebrangulo, in Alagoas State, Brazil, where it has not been observed below 600m asl. It probably occurs at least a little more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown. It is found in seasonal spawning aggregations, whereas it is encountered less frequently outside rainy periods.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is known from grassland areas with rushes. It breeds in small pools and puddles, in which the larvae develop.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.
Citation: Ana Maria Telles, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Dendropsophus studerae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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